Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Basic Grey Sketch Challenge

I got some time to play along with the Basic Grey Challenge this week! seems like it's been forever since I got to play along with a challenge. Today I took some time away from my school books and had some "me" time! I have another surprise coming up tomorrow too! Make sure you come back to see what I have up my sleeve!

This week's Basic Grey Challenge is a sketch challenge! Sketches are my favorite! I used the new Marrakech papers....I wasn't going to buy this paper pack until I saw people using it, and then I knew I had to have it! I am totally in love with these papers...and they work perfect for boy cards!!! I used Jet from InStyle Stamps and colored him with my Copics. Since this is a boy card I didn't "deck" it up too much....I used my EK Success border punch, and added a few orange baubles from my stash. Can you believe I made a card and didn't add any ribbon? I am still in total shock that I didn't add ribbon! LOL!
Here's a close up of handsome Jet!
The inside of the card is quite simple. I followed through with my EK Success border from the front. On the left hand side I used the negative parts of the cut out and decorated this cute circle.
I hope everyone is having a Happy Hump Day!
I am busy taking a Business Stats Exam today! ICK! Wish me luck!
Thanks for stopping by!


Ivolina said...

Very cute card. Nice colors.

MalinL said...

So gorgeous card!!

Kim Piggott said...

Hello miss kimmie kim kim,
Love your gorgeous card! Such a sweet image and your papers are delicious!
Love that border and your inside is fabulous too!
Oooooooh stats bet you love them!
Good luck!
kim x

papercraftsbyrach said...

Hiya Kim,
love your card, the papers suit your image perfectly hun.
hugs rach xx

Vicky said...

This is adorable, Kim!! Love that paper - great job!

bastelzauberin said...

Such a sweet image and your papers are delicious!


Debby said...

What a great card. I too love those papers although I don't have any yet. Great cigar box too and good job on the watermark. I just got c3 and I'm clueless. I think I'm going to try Jessica Sprague.

Risa said...

Your card is awesome Kim! The sketch is awesome and Jet is so handsome. TFS!!!

ittybittyinkspotstoo said...

Love this! Such a great job, love Jet! Your coloring is awesome!

Maria said...

Wow, beautiful coloring Kim! Jet looks way cool . . .such awesome colors and those papers are beautiful. Jet's piercing blue eyes are mesmerizing me. . .LOL!! Great job following the sketch! Simply an awsome card!!

Rica said...

Oh Kim - this is absolutely fab!!
Love how you've used my sketch and such perfect papers for a boy card. Great and wonderfully coloured image but it's hard not to add button & bow and flowers & lace isn't it(lol)
Thanks for joining us at BG.
hugs Heather xx

~Michelle~ said...

this is so cook are nailing those BG papers and those images!!

Jodi said...

Very nicely done card! You did great with the coloring as always!!
I should be on board soon!!
Jodi =)

Bev said...

Oh wow this is fabulous!!! Such gorgeous colours and I love the decorated inside too x

Kathy said...

Oh my gosh - another adorable boy! Love it!


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